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07

Jan

Is Bigfoot dead? Hunter claims he has a body to prove itProfessional Bigfoot hunter Rick Dyer says he shot the mythical beast in 2012 near San Antonio, Texas.

Is Bigfoot dead? Hunter claims he has a body to prove it
Professional Bigfoot hunter Rick Dyer says he shot the mythical beast in 2012 near San Antonio, Texas.

21

Dec

How will ‘green’ bullets change hunting?It may not have a huge impact on hunting, but ‘green’ bullets could help reduce the rates of lead poisoning in groundwater and animals.

How will ‘green’ bullets change hunting?
It may not have a huge impact on hunting, but ‘green’ bullets could help reduce the rates of lead poisoning in groundwater and animals.

28

Oct

Hunting group auctioning off the right to kill an endangered black rhinoHunting the endangered animal is about ‘saving’ it says the Dallas Safari Club.

Hunting group auctioning off the right to kill an endangered black rhino
Hunting the endangered animal is about ‘saving’ it says the Dallas Safari Club.

30

Sep

NBC cancels trophy hunting show after NRA lobbyist shoots elephant in face and compares critics to HitlerIt was a series of bad decisions.
First, someone at NBC Sports thought it was a good idea to partner with the National Rifle Association on a sponsorship for a big game trophy hunting show called Under Wild Skies. Then they decided it’d be good to show Tony Makris, an NRA lobbyist, shoot an elephant in the face three times. And to make it worse, they showed the hunter and guide drink celebratory champagne while talking about the “specialness” of bringing the ivory back to camp.
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NBC cancels trophy hunting show after NRA lobbyist shoots elephant in face and compares critics to Hitler
It was a series of bad decisions.

First, someone at NBC Sports thought it was a good idea to partner with the National Rifle Association on a sponsorship for a big game trophy hunting show called Under Wild Skies. Then they decided it’d be good to show Tony Makris, an NRA lobbyist, shoot an elephant in the face three times. And to make it worse, they showed the hunter and guide drink celebratory champagne while talking about the “specialness” of bringing the ivory back to camp.

Read more.

27

Aug

The real economics of hunting in Africa

10

Jan

Hunters descend on Florida Everglades to catch giant invasive snakesThe hunter who kills the most snakes can win $1,500.

Hunters descend on Florida Everglades to catch giant invasive snakes
The hunter who kills the most snakes can win $1,500.

10

Dec

'Most famous wolf in the world' killed outside YellowstoneAlpha female 832F had strayed outside the protected boundaries of the park into Wyoming, where wolf hunting is legal.

'Most famous wolf in the world' killed outside Yellowstone
Alpha female 832F had strayed outside the protected boundaries of the park into Wyoming, where wolf hunting is legal.

04

Oct

Costa Rica to ban huntingThe country is the first in the Americas to ban recreational hunting after its legislature approved the popular measure by a wide margin.

Costa Rica to ban hunting
The country is the first in the Americas to ban recreational hunting after its legislature approved the popular measure by a wide margin.

05

Sep

National Geographic drops survivalist after public outrageNetwork responds to petition to exclude Melissa Bachman from its new reality series after more than 13,000 people rail against the ‘trophy hunter.’

National Geographic drops survivalist after public outrage
Network responds to petition to exclude Melissa Bachman from its new reality series after more than 13,000 people rail against the ‘trophy hunter.’

26

Jun

Lead poisoning ‘epidemic’ plagues California condorsThe rare birds die from lead poisoning after scavenging carcasses contaminated by lead bullets despite years of costly conservation efforts.

Lead poisoning ‘epidemic’ plagues California condors
The rare birds die from lead poisoning after scavenging carcasses contaminated by lead bullets despite years of costly conservation efforts.